Genre. Interior of a bedroom with a lady dressed in bright golden yellow silk, a small dog in her lap, seated at a dressing table with toilet articles on it. A maid pinning a bow into her long wavy blonde hair is standing behind her. In the background a canopied bed with gray draperies.

Lady at Her Toilet, c. 1650-1660

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The Putnam Dana McMillan Fundexpand_more  71.1

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Title
Lady at Her Toilet
Role
Artist
Accession Number
71.1
Provenance
(Gallery Sanct Lucas, Vienna, Austria, by 1934). Frau Pichler-Short, Vienna. F. E. Short, London, England, by 1949; (Short sale, Sotheby's, London, England, November 2, 1949, lot 147, repr.);[1] Mallett('). Francis Moro, New York, New York. Marion Davies [1897-1961], Los Angeles, California; (Davies sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, New York, November 14-17, 1951, lot 66, repr.).[2] (Bernard Houthakker [1884-1963], Amsterdam, The Netherlands); sold to MIA in 1971. [1] Photocopy of auction catalogue in curatorial file. The work was sold with a "certificate" of Professor A. Glück. [2] Photocopy of auction catalogue in curatorial file. "Marion Davies, Removed from her residence at Beverly Hills, California, sold by her order. Collection of Frau Pichler-Short, Vienna. Collection of F.E. Short, Esq. London, 1949."
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Genre. Interior of a bedroom with a lady dressed in bright golden yellow silk, a small dog in her lap, seated at a dressing table with toilet articles on it. A maid pinning a bow into her long wavy blonde hair is standing behind her. In the background a canopied bed with gray draperies.